Happy Family Yoga in Pictures and the Free Online Healthy Kids Summit

happy family yoga presentatin in the healthy kids summit

Family yoga is an antidote to the rushing and organizing that goes on in family life. If you’re a busy mom looking for ways to integrate healthy living into your family consider the Healthy Kids Virtual Summit, March 30th – April 20th 2015. To register for this FREE event, CLICK HERE

3 Quick Attention-Getters

a boy smiling after doing a downward dog tunner

It’s handy to have a few quick attention-getters for those moments when your yoga class is getting excited, maybe even too excited. I have used many different tricks over the years, I like to change it up to keep it interesting for the kids and myself. So here are 3 of my current favorites. Please […]

When to Throw your Lesson Plan out the Window in Kids Yoga

A teacher points to the row of children doing downward dog forming a tunnel after a child has bumped her head.

You’ve probably been there before. You’ve prepared a fun and inspirational kids yoga class, to find out that it’s probably not going to work. Despite all the Ways Themed Lesson Plans can help in Kids Yoga, there are times I recommend you scrap your lesson plan for something even better! Ditch Your Lesson Plan When […]

5 Ways to Use Themed Lesson Plans in Kids Yoga

As kids yoga teachers get to know the children and they get to know you, you can build on themes each yoga class

Who doesn’t love themes? It’s fun to dress in green for St. Patrick’s Day, put out spooky decorations for Halloween, and let kids pick heart shaped affirmations on Valentine’s Day. Here are some benefits you may not have thought of when you plan a lesson around a theme.  The pictures in this article are all […]

Teachable Moments: The Story of the Teacher and The Student

Summer Certification Kids Yoga 2015

A Kids Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Story A student once asked a teacher, “How do I learn best?” Without hesitation, the teacher said to the student, “Teach!” So the student became a teacher.   The teacher then asked a student, “How do I teach you best?” Without hesitation, the student said to the teacher, “Learn!” […]

Winter Solstice Giveaway

yoga pose wearing toe talk socks

Today is Winter Solstice so lets celebrate that darkness is removed by an increasing light. Solstice became a special time for me back in 1995 when I wandered into my first yoga class at the YMCA. I loved it and signed up for a yoga retreat called Summer Solstice in New Mexico the same year.  […]